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Any measure to help improve safe living and work conditions can be termed safety or accident prevention measures.

Statistics on Unitentional Accidents in the United States

According to the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, the number of emergency department visits for unintentional injuries total 29.3 million!


Accident Mortality

All unintentional injury deaths

  • Number of deaths: 120,859
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 39.1
  • Cause of death rank: 5

Unintentional fall deaths

  • Number of deaths: 26,009
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 8.4

Motor vehicle traffic deaths in the United States

  • Number of deaths: 33,687
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 10.9

Unintentional poisoning deaths in the United States

  • Number of deaths: 33,041
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 10.7


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